Closing Gaps In Houston’s Bike Trail System

New project is a big step toward a continuous bike network for the city.

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Preserving tree-lined Yale Street

Houston City Council approves 1.6 miles of thoroughfare the city’s first “green corridor.”

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Orlando Mass Shooting Victims Remembered At Vigil

Hundreds gathered at Houston City Hall to remember the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando.

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Jun. 28, 2016City of Houston

Houston Storm Relief Fund Announces Major Grants

The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund has selected eight non-profit groups to receive a portion of the $1.8 million donated to the fund to meet the on-going needs of those affected by the storm. Continue Reading »

Jun. 28, 2016 in News Articles

HPARD Summer Enrichment Program Youth Visit City Hall to Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month

Mayor Sylvester Turner, Council Member Ellen Cohen, District C, the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD), and 100 Summer Enrichment Program Youth ages 12-13 will kick off the month long celebration of July as Park and Recreation Month in the City of Houston on June 28, 2016 with a proclamation at City Hall. Continue Reading »

Jun. 28, 2016Houston Public Media

New Project Closes Gaps In Houston’s Bike Trail System

The White Oak Bayou Trail runs from far northwest Houston all the way to downtown. It’s a distance of about 15 miles.

Now some people living near the trail are getting better access as the city starts building three new paths that will connect neighborhoods to the trail. Continue Reading »

Jun. 23, 2016Houston Public Media

Will Words Lead To Action After Orlando Vigils?

On June 15, Houston City Hall hosted a candlelight vigil, in remembrance of the victims of the Orlando massacre. City Council Member Ellen Cohen invoked Edmund Burke, saying that the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing. Continue Reading »